SAN DIEGO -- Rickey Henderson's record-setting walk turned out to be anticlimatic.
Henderson became baseball's all-time walks leader with 2,063 on Wednesday night, taking sole possession of the record he'd shared for a day with Babe Ruth.
The walk didn't help the San Diego Padres, who lost 5-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies.
Henderson did his job as leadoff batter, drawing the ninth-inning walk off Jose Mesa on a 3-1 count.
Henderson tossed his bat aside and jogged to first, where he shook hands with first base coach Alan Trammell and acknowledged the crowd, blowing kisses.
But Henderson, the all-time steals leader, was thrown out by catcher Mike Lieberthal trying to take second as Mike Colangelo struck out.
''As a player, you go out to win ballgames,'' Henderson said. ''It seems like the records follow if you go out and play hard, and you last a long time."
Braves 11, Astros 3
HOUSTON -- Kevin Millwood got his first victory of the season before leaving with a sore left hip and Chipper Jones hit a three-run homer as the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 11-3 Wednesday night.
Millwood (1-2), who had not won since Sept. 22, allowed three runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings.
Cardinals 5, Expos 2
ST. LOUIS -- Albert Pujols had three RBIs for the third straight game, hitting a three-run homer off Britt Reames (2-1) for a 4-2 lead in the fourth.
Jim Edmonds was 3-for-3 for St. Louis with an RBI single in the first. Andy Benes (1-1) allowed two runs and four hits in five innings.
Brewers 7, Mets 2
MILWAUKEE -- Richie Sexson hit a two-run triple in a four-run seventh and Jimmy Haynes (2-2) allowed two runs, eight hits and four walks in six innings.
David Weathers allowed one hit in three innings for his third save.
Rockies 6, Cubs 5
DENVER -- Todd Helton homered twice and drove in five runs, and Jeff Cirillo hit a ninth-inning sacrifice fly off Courtney Duncan.
Todd Hundley tied the score at 5 in the ninth with a solo homer off Jose Jimenez (1-0), who blew his second save in seven chances.
Diamondbacks 10, Marlins 7
PHOENIX -- Curt Schilling (3-0) struck out 12 to raise his season total to 50 and take over the major league lead from teammate Randy Johnson, who has 48.
Schilling (3-0) allowed seven runs and 13 hits in seven-plus innings as Arizona completed a series sweep before 23,097 -- the smallest crowd in Bank One Ballpark history. Bret Prinz pitched the ninth for his first career save.
Reds 7, Giants 5
SAN FRANCISCO -- Barry Larkin was 4-for-5 and hit the first of five run-scoring singles in Cincinnati's six-run third inning, and the Reds won their sixth straight road game.
The Giants, who failed to fill Pacific Bell Park for the second straight night after opening with 90 sellouts, lost consecutive games at home for the first time since dropping a pair against the Diamondbacks last Sept. 22-23.
Dodgers 6, Pirates 5
LOS ANGELES -- Mark Grudzielanek tripled and scored on a wild pitch by Jose Manzanillo (0-1) in the ninth, and Shawn Green hit a three-run homer.
Terry Adams (1-1) struck out three in two hitless innings.
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